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The Supply Chain team is looking for motivated professionals to facilitate the distribution of our great products to customers and consumers. These personnel can analyze production metrics against market needs in Supply & Demand Planning, focus on product transportation through Logistics, or ensure the shelves of your local grocery store are stocked by Direct Store Delivery.
The Senior Supply Chain Analyst works with Sales and Production to effectively manage and maintain the inventory management systems and assist in customer driven inventory stocking programs. This role will be responsible for actively supporting company goals in the analysis of business operations that minimize company cost, maximize process efficiencies, and improve the customer experience. This position will engage in cross departmental communication in order to provide analytical support for continuous supply chain improvement.
- Coordinates production paperwork and production results and communicates with the supply team to ensure timely and accurate production reporting.
- Assists Ops team to coordinate plant service providers, including account review, special purchases and service issue resolutions.
- Manages the plant barcoding program to design and implement required customer labelling requirements.
- Reconciles negative inventories of finished goods and raw materials. Investigates and resolves any outstanding variances.
- Handles management of warehouse transfers. Responsibility for reconciliation once confirmation has been received from the outside warehouses.
- Responsibility over the reconciliation process of weekly cycle count of packaging materials.
- Works with warehouse to perform audits of daily raw material and finished goods cycle counts.
- Coordinates and manages the quarterly inventory of oil and partial locations.
- Responsibility over the process of product scrap requests from Operations, QA and Warehouse.
- Manages the barcoding hardware (Scanners and printing hardware).
- Inventories all units and monitors each units performance.
- Coordinates the service for any units with the hardware provider.
- Works with plant personnel to trouble shoot any connection issues.
- Liaison to corporate IT to be the “in plant” contact for all barcode scanning hardware.
- Assures all scanning hardware is up to date and connects properly to the network.
- Assists corporate IT to troubleshoot barcoding wireless network throughout production and warehouse.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
- Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and 5+years’ relevant experience in an analytical role; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.
- Knowledge of supply chain process flow and customer relations from a supply chain perspective.
- Must be skilled in computer and software applications, which are critical in order to effectively, execute the job. i.e., Microsoft Suite, Adage.
- Strong expertise in Excel, required.
- Barcode scanner literacy & ability to troubleshoot network connectivity with the assistance of corporate IT.
- Strong understanding of reporting systems and processes.
- Demonstrated ability to work in cross-functional teams.
- Must display an aptitude and eagerness for learning and developing new business and technical skills quickly, strong problem-solving skills, show initiative, great attention to detail.
- Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
- Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
The work environment characteristics & physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.
- Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.
- Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
- Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
- Frequently required to stand; walk; handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
Smithfield, is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status or status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.
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